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UMBC Review Staff 2014-2015

Benjamin Woodworth

Benjamin Woodworth
Russian and French Language
Spring 2015


How did you find out about the opportunity to be a UMBC Review editor?

I found out from a post on the UMBC Review Facebook page.

What has the job entailed so far?
Most of the job so far has been promoting our upcoming submissions deadline and soliciting submissions to the Review from undergraduate researchers.

Was this your first editing job?
Apart from informal editing and peer editing in classes, yes.

What academic background did you have before you started and how does this experience relate to your work in class?
I study MLL (Modern Languages and Linguistics), so I have a background in language that helps me understand how to improve upon writing while respecting the original content. The editing experience has sharpened my skills in how to use language better, which really permeates everything, not just classwork.

What is your advice to students interested in submitting to the Review?
My most important piece of advice to students who are interested in submitting is to submit now! Despite being behind an official-looking UMBC email address, we editors are undergraduate students like you and we want to help you publish your research

What else are you involved in on campus?
I am a member of the UMBC Russian Club and the French Club.


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